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About Us

Arkansas City Public Schools is a results-producing public school district. Our district holds a tradition of excellence in all matters related to student achievement and true, well-rounded education. Ark City students have been on the front lines of achievement and continue the tradition of exceeding learning targets suggested by the state. 


Efforts by all staff members, students, and community members, have helped the district be recognized for excellence by the U.S. and Kansas Departments of Education, the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the EPA, and many more.

Mission Statement

USD 470 is committed to excellence in teaching and learning for all students. We will provide effective instructional leadership and quality learning environments which promote improved student outcomes. Our district holds high expectations for students and staff. We share with the community the responsibility for educating all students so they will be prepared to live, work, and continue learning how to learn in an ever-changing world.

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Arkansas City Public Schools

USD 470

2545 Greenway

Arkansas City, KS 67005

PH: 620-441-2000   Fax: 620-441-2009